In only his third year as pro golfer, the 25-year-old had to play the last round of the notorious difficulty Web .com Tour qualifying school Sunday.
His performance would determine how much – if any – he would win at next season's Web.com Tour, the development circuit for the PGA Tour.
In panic when he was without his trusted weapons, he took social media.
"I'll give you $ 5000 cash without asking," a desperate Blick posted on Instagram.
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Blick, who lived with a rented Airbnb in Arizona, cooked breakfast on Sunday morning when he realized the garage door was open and his clubs had disappeared.
On the way to round four Blick was equal for the 74th at 10 below, four shots for a top-40 finish that would see him earn a guaranteed eight starts in the Tour.
"I've experienced a roller coaster full of emotions in five minutes," Blick told GolfChannel.com. "I was a bit crazy, but I had to bring it together."
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Thanks to the friendliness of the people around him – and a few spare irons from the club shop – the Californian succeeded to craft a makeshift set for his 10:39 hour tee-off time
It was not surprising that he struggled to start with, but what followed came as a shock to everyone, not the least Blick yourself.
Eventually he shot 63, his lowest round of the tournament, and catapulted himself 49 places on the leaderboard to finish for the 25th place.
It meant that Blick secured its place during the first eight tournaments of next year's Web.com Tour, the first in the Bahama's Great Exuma Classic in January.
"It was an attack mentality all day," Blick told GolfChannel.com. "Taking bad photos was OK, almost like, guest, I have a non-matching set.
" I'm not expected to take good pictures. In a weird way, that was reassuring. "
Whether Blick has decided to keep his mix of clubs, however, remains to be seen.